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Forty percent of everything that the United States imports -- car parts, bananas, lumber, jet engines, grain, shoes, phones, sofas, and so much of what fills the aisles of Nordstroms and Walmart and Home Depot -- comes through the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Together, these harbors form the busiest port complex in the United States, and the ninth busiest in the world.



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Nov 26, 2014 KCRW
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A true old-timer just keeps dancing, even in the face of uncertain change. CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.
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Nov 26, 2014 KCRW
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Harold Ericsson recalls one hot day unloading steel from deep in the bottom of a ship, when all of the sudden someone offered him an ice cold Manhattan. 
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Nov 26, 2014 KCRW
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As ships get bigger, a pilot’s job gets more difficult. 
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The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are facing new technology to handle the challenges of staying competitive. This all started after the 2008 economic crash, which fundamentally changed the ports.
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Spend a day in the unpredictable life of a casual worker, a freelance longshoreman who must rack up enough hours to reach union status.